Springfield Township, LaPorte County, Indiana

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Springfield Township
Township
Map highlighting Springfield Township, LaPorte County, Indiana.svg
Coordinates: 41°43′10″N 86°45′39″W / 41.71944°N 86.76083°W / 41.71944; -86.76083Coordinates: 41°43′10″N 86°45′39″W / 41.71944°N 86.76083°W / 41.71944; -86.76083
Country United States
State Indiana
County LaPorte
Government
 • Type Indiana township
Area
 • Total 33.41 sq mi (86.5 km2)
 • Land 33.29 sq mi (86.2 km2)
 • Water 0.12 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 666 ft (203 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,045
 • Density 121.5/sq mi (46.9/km2)
FIPS code 18-72170[2]
GNIS feature ID 453867

Springfield Township is one of twenty-one townships in LaPorte County, Indiana. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,045 and it contained 1,914 housing units.[3]

Springfield Township was established in 1835.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 33.41 square miles (86.5 km2), of which 33.29 square miles (86.2 km2) (or 99.64%) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.31 km2) (or 0.36%) is water.[3]

Communities in the township include the incorporated town of Michiana Shores and the unincorporated community of Springville.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10. 
  4. ^ History of La Porte County, Indiana: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages, and Townships. C. C. Chapman & Co. 1880. p. 859. 

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